Prose

Once Upon a Time…

by Kryssa Burakowski A phrase often used at the beginning of fairy tales in Russian is ‘в тридевятом царстве’. The closest marker used in English tales is probably ‘in a land far, far away’. This conveys the meaning, but understanding the Russian phrase literally is a little more problematic. Google seems to have been watching […]

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Prose

Rhodes Must Fall: A Timeline

by Alex Waygood The Myth of Rhodes: A Special Report The Myth of Rhodes: Editoriel Rhodes: A Perspective Rhodes Must Fall: A Timeline Putting Rhodes in His Place Iconography Campaigns: A Global Perspective Safe Spaces and Student Protest Complete Bibliography for the Report Dr Ian Forrest: Guide to Further Reading Facebook posts cited  Previous Poor Print coverage […]

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Comment, Diary, Prose

Slow Travel: Myths of the Arctic

by Tobias Thornes A vast and varied wonderland of unimagined splendour. Such new, dramatic sights had few parallels on the pages of sweet, well-tempered Europe or sun-scorched North Africa’s well-thumbed manuscripts. It’s no wonder the dumbfounded explorers, stumbling upon this immense set of scenes unseen, this blank book far, far across the Western sea, called […]

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Comment, Prose

Safe Spaces and Student Protest

by Juliet Butcher. Box by Alex Waygood. The Myth of Rhodes: A Special Report The Myth of Rhodes: Editoriel Rhodes: A Perspective Rhodes Must Fall: A Timeline Putting Rhodes in His Place Iconography Campaigns: A Global Perspective Safe Spaces and Student Protest Complete Bibliography for the Report Dr Ian Forrest: Guide to Further Reading Facebook […]

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Comment, Prose

Iconography Campaigns: A Global Perspective

by Emma Gilpin. Box compiled by Alex Waygood. The iconography campaigns that have taken place in recent years remind us of the fact that history is littered with people and things that it would perhaps be preferable, or at least more convenient, to forget. There have been movements across the University of Cape Town, Harvard […]

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Prose

The Myth of Rhodes: Complete Bibliography

A complete list of references cited in all articles and features across the report. See here for Dr Ian Forrest’s guide to resources on Rhodes, the history of southern Africa, and the contextualisation of ‘difficult histories’. Copies of all Facebook posts cited in the report can be found on The Poor Print here. The Myth of Rhodes: […]

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Prose

Cecil Rhodes and the Commemoration of the Past: Further Reading

By Dr Ian Forrest, Fellow in History at Oriel College. This guide to resources was originally presented to those at Oriel’s internal 14/01/17 meeting on the appropriate means of contextualising the college’s statue of Cecil Rhodes. For a complete list of references cited in The Poor Print‘s report, see here. The Myth of Rhodes: a Special Report […]

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Artwork

Jack and the Beanstalk

Charlie Willis’s illustration of a scene from ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ is part of a collection of black and white drawings entitled ‘Of Strange Folk and Monsters’. The collection as a whole was announced as a runner-up of Oriel College’s Gower Memorial Prize  on 3 November 2016, and can be found in its entirety on The […]

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Primary source

Rhodes Must Fall in Oxford: 02/06/15 Facebook post

The Myth of Rhodes: a Special Report The Myth of Rhodes: Editoriel Rhodes: a Perspective Rhodes Must Fall: a Timeline Putting Rhodes in His Place Iconography Campaigns: a Global Perspective Safe Spaces and Student Protest Complete Bibliography for the Report Dr Ian Forrest: Guide to Further Reading Facebook posts cited  Previous Poor Print coverage Misinformation in the […]

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Rhodes Must Fall UCT: First Facebook Post (12/03/15)

The Myth of Rhodes: a Special Report The Myth of Rhodes: Editoriel Rhodes: a Perspective Rhodes Must Fall: a Timeline Putting Rhodes in His Place Iconography Campaigns: a Global Perspective Safe Spaces and Student Protest Complete Bibliography for the Report Dr Ian Forrest: Guide to Further Reading Facebook posts cited  Previous Poor Print coverage Misinformation in the […]

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Rhodes Must Fall UCT: Mission Statement

The Myth of Rhodes: a Special Report The Myth of Rhodes: Editoriel Rhodes: a Perspective Rhodes Must Fall: a Timeline Putting Rhodes in His Place Iconography Campaigns: a Global Perspective Safe Spaces and Student Protest Complete Bibliography for the Report Dr Ian Forrest: Guide to Further Reading Facebook posts cited  Previous Poor Print coverage Misinformation in the […]

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Rhodes Must Fall UCT: Bremner Occupation Statement

The Myth of Rhodes: a Special Report The Myth of Rhodes: Editoriel Rhodes: a Perspective Rhodes Must Fall: a Timeline Putting Rhodes in His Place Iconography Campaigns: a Global Perspective Safe Spaces and Student Protest Complete Bibliography for the Report Dr Ian Forrest: Guide to Further Reading Facebook posts cited  Previous Poor Print coverage Misinformation in the […]

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19/03/15: #RHODESMUSTFALL Solidarity Action on Oxford High Street

The Myth of Rhodes: a Special Report The Myth of Rhodes: Editoriel Rhodes: a Perspective Rhodes Must Fall: a Timeline Putting Rhodes in His Place Iconography Campaigns: a Global Perspective Safe Spaces and Student Protest Complete Bibliography for the Report Dr Ian Forrest: Guide to Further Reading Facebook posts cited  Previous Poor Print coverage Misinformation in the […]

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